Research & Practice Areas
"Having worked as a child and family therapist with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families for seven years, I saw these realities firsthand. It is the stories of my clients, and the families I speak with regularly through my service and research, that continue to sustain my passion for my program of research." - Dr. Robert Hock
Identifying the factors that help or hinder the adjustment and well-being among parents of children with ASD.
Understanding how parents choose and engage in services.
Designing interventions and system changes that support parents' adjustment to an ASD diagnosis and their engagement in services.